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ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
because it's the last before election day. we have more from washington. >> reporter: the economy has dominated the conversation during the election cycle. >> you want to see four more years with 23 million americans struggling for a good job? >> reporter: now -- >> now is the time to keep pushing forward to educate our kids and take all our workers and create new jobs and rebuild infrastructure. >> reporter: today both sides will wait for the monthly jobs report watching to see if the rate goes up or down. in september the jobless number dropped from 8.1% to 7.8%. that's lowest figure in nearly three years what it was when president obama took office. both sides spun the data. >> aid rehypedder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> we can do better. we don't have to stay on path we have been on. >> reporter: expect it to become a talking point on the trail that will be winding through the main battleground states in the days ahead. romney and the president are visiting 7 states today through sunday romney's campaign says the traditionally democratic state of pennsyl
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
democrat makes no difference, things that will pull us together. also with the economy which is another big sticking point. we are supposed to have constitutionly -- the congress is supposed to take care of our monetary policy but since we shrugged that off to another entity and it's not doing a good job of it. these are the things i want to get back to doing as a congressman if you will elect me, we will see a lot -- we will see things happen differently in this country. >> let's get to some of the questions, one thing people are wondering about is the economy. 16 trillon dollars in debt. unemployment at 8%, housing market is a mess. what would do you? >> you have to face it by addressing monetary policy. this is something that congress ignores even though we try to fix small things here and there. we are going to mess with this housinmarket, just try to -- increase jobs over here through the government expansion of some sort of program or another. the real thing that boils down is the economy is where the money comes and what it's made of. the fact we have a federal reserve th
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and on. where do you start? >> it's a tough economy. we don't have to start from scratch, though. the president has put legislation to the congress and the democrats have supported jobs legislation. for example, investing in our infrastructure and it's something we've got to do anyway. you can create jobs quickly through infrastructure. look at the water mains that broke in downtown baltimore not too long ago. one was from 1914. the other was from 1897. we have to fix our infrastructure. if we do so, would can create jobs. it's important to do that. we can do that in the near term as well as over the long term. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice recently referred to education as quote, the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment? if so, how do you address it. >> it's the cred you want to give every single child an equal opportunity to a decent opportunity. they need to be able it go into a good school that's got supplies and materials where there's a qualified teacher in front of every classroom. that costs some money to do on the front end but w
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm EDT
elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> tousing our superstorm sandy -- continuing our superstorm sandy coverage. >> abc2 news roosevelt leftwich reports on the cleanup. >> reporter: the cleanup continues. folks in cecil county thought they road the storm out pretty well but one family has a heck of a story to tell. the eastern shore is very flat. in these fields you can grow just about anything here, including, very, very tall trees. when they fall, you can hear it all over cecil. this tree came crashing through the roof of her kitchen. it looks bad on the outside. inside it's even worse. kelly was three steps from the doorway and saw it happen. >> i heard a loud crash, snapping sound, looked up to see the rain and the wind and the tree running through the middle of my kitchen. >> years ago he said this was a model kitchen because of the chestnut cabinets and moder
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven.
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:55am EDT
... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. denny's everyday value slam egis four dollars every day. wait, is that right? eggs, bacon, pancakes. yeah. that's right. the four dollar everyday value slam. only four dollars every day. only at denny's. >>> all right, a blizzard warning remains in effect today for western maryland, all thanks to superstorm sandy. >> it's unbelievable. you have to see this video. while we were mostly seeing the rain, look what they're dealing with in western maryland, we're talking two to three feet of snow, certainly creating a big mess and a lot of cleanup for people out there. now, this is what it looks like in garrett county. snowy conditions. it shut down a portion, actually, a huge portion, we're talking a 50-mile stretch of interstate 66 between maryland and west virginia. truckers were basically stranded and the drivers there, they were stuck for about 15 hours. mark wells
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. > if you are waking up with us, we want to get you the latest on pe
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:55am EDT
: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> this is from overnight. explosion from new york city, the new york city con edson plant. one of the reasons part of lower manhattan is in trouble and dark. the company vice president is saying this morning, this is the worst storm related outage in the company's history, as you can see, incredible explosion happening out of there. >> according to breaking news.com, it could be a week because of the explosion, could be a week for customers to get back on. that's out of con edson. >> if you lost power, you know it's brutal being without it for that long. >> i a lot of you are listening opposed to watching. a huge fire broke out in the breezy point neighborhood incomes queens new york. >> 50 homes destroyed. jim describes the incredible scene. we will run the video for you to hear. >> 4200 homes out here. this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11, the firefighters and cops during 9
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